INTRALOT: The Only International Company Certified as Approved Terminal Supplier by China Sports Lottery
Following the completion of the selection and evaluation process, the CSLA provincial lotteries will gradually replace their approximately 130,000 terminals installed in their Points of Sale countrywide with terminals provided by the six (6) companies whose terminals have been certified by CSLA. The new terminals will be connected to CSLA Central System.
On the occasion of the certification, Mr. Marios Mitromaras, General Manager of INTRALOT Asia, stated: “During the last years, INTRALOT has become the dominant player in Asia with presence in China, Taiwan, S. Korea, Philippines, and Malaysia. Our honorable certification by CSLA for our Photon terminal and the fact that we are the only international company to be awarded with such a certification ratifies our leading position in the development and supply of innovative, state-of-the-art technology to Lotteries and operators worldwide. We are looking forward to participating in the terminals replacement cycle of the CSLA provincial lotteries, confident that Photon will be the terminal of their choice.”
China has a population of more than 1.34bn people and is the world's second largest economy, with an annual GDP growth rate of 9 percent since 2002. In China, the only legal form of gambling is through lotteries and lottery products authorised by the state. China Sports Lottery is one of the two authorized lotteries in the country and its purpose is to raise money to enhance public sports facilities. The lottery sector has expanded greatly in China over the past 20 years and in 2012 there was an annual growth of 18% reaching $42bn in sales. The proceeds from lottery products have come to constitute a significant part of the government's financial income.